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Nightmare on Main Street

Angels, Sadomasochism, and the Culture of Gothic

by Mark Edmundson

  • 86 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • United States,
  • Horror tales, American,
  • History,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Horror,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Gothic revival (Literature),
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Popular culture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7693152M
    ISBN 100674624637
    ISBN 109780674624634

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    Get this from a library! Nightmare on Main Street: angels, sadomasochism, and the culture of Gothic.. [Mark Edmundson] -- "In an assessment of American culture on the eve of the millennium, Mark Edmundson asks why we're determined to be haunted, courting the Gothic at every turn - and, at the same time, committed to. Get this from a library! Nightmare on Main Street: angels, sadomasochism, and the culture of Gothic. [Mark Edmundson] -- Once we've terrified ourselves reading Anne Rice or Stephen King, watching Halloween or following the O.J. Simpson trial, we can rely on the comfort of our inner child or Robert Bly's bongos, an.

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